Echo Press Editorial: Thumbs Up/Down, views by the Echo Press
INPUT BEFORE A VOTE Thumbs Up: We like the idea the Alexandria City Council came up with at its last meeting: Moving the “public comment” period to the beginning of the meetings, right after the consent agenda, instead of having it just before adjournment. Mayor Sara Carlson suggested the change, noting that it will give the public a chance to express their thoughts on items that the council will be considering that night, not after it has already taken action.
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